As government agencies try to cut through the jargon of “Zero Trust”, IT security officials are looking to implement Zero Trust principles. ACT-IAC launched projects to support agencies in their Zero Trust journey. In 2019, ACT-IAC published a report on the current Zero Trust trends1 including market research, presentations and demonstrations, and evaluation of the underlying trust algorithms.
The concepts and components of Zero Trust have caught the eye of federal agencies seeking to implement least privileged access principles. However, a lack of understanding and confidence with Zero Trust architectures (ZTA) may be slowing progress. ACT-IAC embarked on phase 2 of the Zero Trust project to enhance understanding of and more confidence with Zero Trust